Guide to Import OST to eM Client Account in Easy Steps

Rollins Duke   
Published: May 10th, 2024 • 4 Min Read

In my organization, we use Exchange Server for data management. The cache copy of user account on Exchange Server creates OST file.  As OST files allow users to work offline and synchronize the changes with Exchange Server when they connect to the server again. But many times, the situation arises where Exchange Server goes through unplanned downtime due to which mailboxes cannot be synced. To avoid such a situation in future, I planned to import OST to eM Client. As eM Client is the default email application on my machine to manage my email data.

To begin the OST to eM Client conversion, I began by exploring the Internet for information on how to migrate an OST application to an eM Client application. After conducting many searches, I discovered that there are numerous other people that shared my query:

  • How can I convert Outlook OST file to eM Client?
  • Can I to transfer OST to eM Client directly?
  • How can I save my OST files to eM Client application?

After reading a lot of articles on the web, I found that eM Client does not allow to import OST files directly. Then, from one of the forum site, I got way to save offline data files (.ost) on eM Client application. I implemented the whole solution then, easily transferred my OST files to eM Client application easily. In the following write-up, I have come up with a solution to transfer OST to eM Client application after executing the process by my own.

Steps-by-Step Process to Import OST to eM Client

Follow the given steps of instructions to import OST files to eM Client application.

As eM Client does not give any direct option to import OST files. Therefore, first, we need to convert OST file to eM Client supported file extensions. The biggest question comes up how to convert OST files to eM Client supportable formats.

Then, you can use BitRecover OST Converter Wizard software as it directly convert OST to PST and EML format. The tool retains the integrity of data in exact form after conversion. The best thing is that it migrates multiple Offline files to mentioned file extensions.

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Once you have the data in EML or PST format then, you just need to import the data files into eM Client application.

Select format

Once you have all the data in .eml or .pst format. Then, you can easily import the resultant data files to eM client account. Let’s checkout how you export OST file to eM compatible format.

How to Import OST to eM Client Account Using Automated Solution?

  1. Download and Run the software on your Windows or Mac OS, and read the instructions carefully.
    OST Converter First Screen
  2. In next window the software will display the default configuration location or users can manually upload the OST file to software panel.
    outlook profile default location
  3. Next, the software will analyze your account and generate a directory of folders stored in it. Select required folder for good.
    OST file directory
  4. Now, it’s time to select the “Saving Option” from the list. Additionally, the software provides multiple advance filters users can apply them per requirement.
    saving options
  5. In last, click on the “Convert button” to start the process.
    click next to start the conversion

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In this way, you can import OST to eM Client application without any data loss even I used the same process. Many times, users also need to export their eM Client emails to other email data formats. Even, I have also discussed the solution for this also. Just read further to understand in details.

Instant Solution to Export eM Client Emails

eM Client Converter Wizard is an all-in-one toolkit which is authorized to export eM Client emails into multiple emails formats, document formats, email clients, cloud-email services, and email servers. The tool maintains all email items and components during the successful completion of the task.

No, external utility is needed to execute the data migration process. The program is operable on all Windows OS both 32 and 64-bit versions. The application only needs eM Client data to execute the export process.

Summing Up

I completely understand the need to import OST to eM Client application. Therefore, I have shared a complete solution to save OST files in eM Client application after executing the whole process on my own. If you still get stuck at any point then, feel free to contact us.